ROBERT F. MOODY
25 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 24 May 1840 in Bledsoe or Rhea County, TN
Died: 17 Aug 1933 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Lane-Moody-Greenwood Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: William C. and Elizabeth (Unknown) Moody

Married: Nancy Jane Gentry about 1866
Born: abt 1847
Died: 28 Nov 1881 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Lane-Moody-Greenwood Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Martin B. and Mary Jane (Peek) Gentry

Children:

  1. Mary Jane Moody
  2. Martha E. Moody
  3. William Moody
  4. John Moody
  5. Sally Moody
  6. Louisa F. Moody

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Father-in-law: Martin B. Gentry - 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

25 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company I

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as 4th Corporal and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 30 Jul 1861 at Livingston
  • Age: 21
  • Wounded at Murfreesboro 31 Dec 1862
  • Jan & Feb 1863 - Reported to be at the Hospital wounded
  • Sent to Hospital at Cleveland and sent home by Surgeon of the post in Atlanta
  • Date of Furlough: 13 Mar 1863 for 30 days of gunshot wound
  • 16 Jan 1863 - name appears on a list of wounded from Murfreesboro; severely wounded in the arm

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 23 Jun 1905
  • Accepted
  • Died: 17 Aug 1933
  • Residence: Waterloo, Putnam County
  • Member: Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Wounded: Battle of Murfreesboro; Gunshot wound to left arm
  • Born: Bledsoe County, TN in 1840
  • Enlisted: Aug 1861 in Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment; Col. Sidney Stanton; Capt. James Wiley Reavis; Received wound under Col. John M. Hughes; Capt. J. H. Curtis
  • Widower
  • Living with a son who has family
  • Has 2 sons and 3 daughters
  • Attest: T. S. Curtis and Samuel Hardy
  • 2nd Application Filed: 23 Oct 1891
  • Rejected
  • Residence: Waterloo, Overton County
  • Born: 24 May 1840 in Rhea County
  • Married with two daughters and two sons

Supporting Documents:

  • War Department (4 Jun 1905) - Sent Service Record
  • War Department (27 Jun 1905) - Sent Service Record
  • L. N. Oakley (3 Jul 1905) - Overton County Tax assessment
  • T. S. Curtis (3 Jul 1905) - Support of pension
  • Sallie Peek (27 Jul 1905) - Support of Moody
  • W. S. Swallows (1 Aug 1905) - Additional Proof Submitted
  • R. F. Moody (8 Nov 1920) - Request for increase in pension
  • Death: 17 Aug 1933 reported to pension board 11 Sept 1933
  • Daughter: Mrs. W. C. Moore
  • Elmer A. Langford (9 Sep 1933) - Request for last pension check
  • Special Examiner from TN Pension Board (23 Aug 1933) - Request for proof of death
  • Elmer A. Langford (22 Aug 1933) - Request to see if State will pay burial expenses

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Overton County, Page 57
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 89
  • 1870 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 261
  • 1880 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 253A
  • 1900 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 8B
  • 1910 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 15A
  • 1920 Census:
  • 1930 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 4B